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  • 10km Training Plan

    Eddie Vedder Mrs. Peters English 11 B4 06 September 2014 Presentation of a Partner In Kellam high school there is a junior named Mary Herrera who is looking to start an ice hockey team. Mary wants an ice hockey team because it is a good way to keep active and have fun. Before we go any further lets get to know Mary. She, like many people in Kellam grew up here in Virginia and was

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    Submitted: December 24, 2014 By: jlkved
  • 1984

    1984

    Air pollution Define or explain the problem. Air is the ocean we breathe. Air supplies us with oxygen which is essential for our bodies to live. Air is 99.9% nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor and inert gases. Human activities can release substances into the air, some of which can cause problems for humans, plants, and animals. There are several main types of pollution and well-known effects of pollution which are commonly discussed. These include smog, acid

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    Essay Length: 306 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Artur
  • 19th Century Architecture

    19th Century Architecture

    19th Century Architecture 19th Century architecture is a wide subject only because there were so many beautiful and magnificent buildings built. The Houses of Parliament were built between 1840 to 1865. It was built by Sir Charles Barry in a Gothic Revival style. The buildings cover an area of more than 8 acres and contain 1100 apartments, 100 staircases, and 11 courts. The exterior, in it’s Revived Gothic style, s impressive with its three large

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: regina
  • 1st Person Narrative About Chlamydia

    1st Person Narrative About Chlamydia

    Chlamydia Hello there! My name is Chlamydia trachomatis; you can call me trachomatis for short. These really smart people you humans like to call scientists in 1907 identified me. They told me I was a bacteria. Now, when people think of bacteria they think if itsy bitsy things, and that’s true we are very tiny. About one thousand of us could fit in the little millimeter space on a ruler! Now that I have been

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Fonta
  • 2004 Influenza Vaccine Shortage

    2004 Influenza Vaccine Shortage

    2004 Influenza Vaccine Shortage Internal PR Action Plan MKT 438 November, 22, 2004 Abstract This year’s flu season is supposed to bring a strain of the virus with a severity unlike any other seen in previous years. This supposed new strain is a mutated, currently untreatable strain that is expected to be responsible for several deaths. The media has caused such a wide spread panic over the Influenza bug this year and then claimed

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Kevin
  • 2007 Toyota Yaris 3-Door Liftback

    2007 Toyota Yaris 3-Door Liftback

    2007 Toyota Yaris 3-Door Liftback The 2007 Toyota Yaris 3-Door Liftback is a vehicle that sufficiently meets my needs and a vehicle that is efficient and healthy for the environment. It can comfortably fit five adults while being the needed and correct body type (small), as seen in above image. In fact, each passenger is provided with 16.92 cubic feet; a comfortable space. It includes air conditioning for hot summer days. The Toyota Yaris is

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    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • 2nd Hand Smoke

    2nd Hand Smoke

    Olivia Rovegno Thesis Statement: Second hand smoke is a cause of cancer. Data: Newspapers 1. "When these new data for cervical cancer are considered in light of similar results from previously published studies, our findings suggest that passive smoking may be firmly linked with cervical cancer," wrote lead author Anthony J. Alberg. "Our study of two large cohorts found that women who lived with smokers had a percent or greater risk of developing cervical neoplasia."

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Andrew
  • 2nd Video

    2nd Video

    Bio 2 8-930 2nd Video summary The second video began talking about an animal called Arceocptolips. This animal has tiny teeth, 3 toes with a claw, bony rod tail with out a large breast bone because it probably didn’t fix into its body. Then it moved on to talk about birds that have adaptations for hunting. It first talked about a bird that resembles some prehistoric ancestors, who lived during the dinosaur age. This bird

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    Essay Length: 368 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: David
  • 3 Postulates of the Kinetic Molecular Theory

    3 Postulates of the Kinetic Molecular Theory

    Another postulate of the kinetic molecular theory is that gas particles are always in motion, like the other states of matter. But they are different in that they undergo random translational movement. In solids, the particles mainly experience vibrational motion and in liquids they mainly vibrate and rotate, with some translational motion. Gas particles move rapidly in straight lines, unless acted upon by another particle or the walls of a container. This continuous contact with

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    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Tasha
  • 3d Gait Analysis of Kinematic Pattern of Posterior Leaf Spring Orthosis

    3d Gait Analysis of Kinematic Pattern of Posterior Leaf Spring Orthosis

    3D Gait Analysis of Kinematic Pattern of Posterior Leaf Spring Orthosis Introduction: Gait analysis can be as rudimentary as qualitatively assessing a patient’s gait by visual assessment, or it can be as scientific as using sophisticated equipment like accelerometers, high-speed video cameras and optoelectric systems. Sophisticated gait analysis allows us to study human motion and even quantify it into data that can be analyzed and researched. This data can be useful in determining effectiveness

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    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Vika
  • 6 Energy Resources

    6 Energy Resources

    Anette Aatangen Kim Bjoerklund Sunniva Kristensen Herman Skogvold Sander Vunderink Michiel van der Werf Debby Koopmans Renewable Resources Everywhere we go there is energy around us. All animals, plants, humans need it to live. Also machines need energy to be able to work, and our lives are dependent on a lot of these machines. Nowadays we can’t imagine living without them. Though, if we continue using energy for these machines the way we do it

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    Essay Length: 2,265 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Balanced Diet

    A Balanced Diet

    A balanced diet is one that provides an adequate intake of energy and nutrients for maintenance of the body and therefore good health. A diet can easily be adequate for normal bodily functioning, yet may not be a balanced diet. An ideal human diet contains fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, water and fibre all in correct proportions. These proportions vary for each individual because everyone has different metabolic rates and levels of activity. Malnutrition results

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Brief Examination of the Skin Condition Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

    A Brief Examination of the Skin Condition Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

    A Brief Examination of The Skin Condition Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa One night while I was clicking through the menu on the digital cable guide I saw a program titled, The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, filmed by TLC (The Learning Channel). With such an attention grabbing title I couldn’t resist. It was a documentary that featured a young man named Jonny Kennedy. Jonny lived in the U.K and was diagnosed with Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa as

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

    A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

    In A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking There were very many interesting theories and facts that were brought up about physics. A couple of these theories and fact help lead me to deciding on my opinion about the future of physics in the 21st century. My opinion is that in the 21st century a couple of things will happen in the way of physics. First I think scientist will continue work on old

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    Essay Length: 460 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Case Study in Managing a Mangrove Forest: The University of Batangas' Participation in Mangrove Rehabilitation

    A Case Study in Managing a Mangrove Forest: The University of Batangas' Participation in Mangrove Rehabilitation

    A CASE STUDY IN MANAGING A MANGROVE FOREST: THE UNIVERSITY OF BATANGAS’ PARTICIPATION IN MANGROVE REHABILITATION A Masters Project Presented to: Dr. Teresita Perez In partial fulfillment of the course requirements of EM 298 Masters Project Submitted by: Raymond Lorenzo P. Arguelles March 2006 TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT 1 I. INTRODUCTION 2 A. Background of the Study 2 B. Statement of the Problem 4 C. Objectives of the Study 5 D. Significance of the

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    Essay Length: 2,581 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Cleaner Breath

    A Cleaner Breath

    A Cleaner Breath Automobile emissions and their effects on our environment and our health has been a widely debated topic over the last few decades. The automobiles we use today emit large quantities of toxins that deteriorate the quality of air we breathe. Concerns over this phenomenon rose among very few people over half a century ago. Nowadays, concerns for the environment are commonly held, and everyone needs to be aware of the impacts our

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Closer Look into Ecological Literacy

    A Closer Look into Ecological Literacy

    Jeremy Radford Eng 101 Sect. 119 J. Fletcher Project 2 2/20/07 A Closer Look into Ecological Literacy In 1992, David W. Orr, a professor of Environmental Studies at Oberlin College published the article “Ecological Literacy”, where he argued that Ecological Literacy was almost all but extinct in today’s society. Orr states, “The failure to develop ecological literacy is a sin of omission and of commission. Not only are we failing to teach the basics about

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Color Transformation for the Compression of Cmyk

    A Color Transformation for the Compression of Cmyk

    ABSTRACT A CMYK image is often viewed as a large amount of device-dependent data ready to be printed. In several circun- stances, CMYK data needs to be compressed, but the conversion to and from device-independent spaces is imprecise at best. In this paper, with the goal of compressing CMYK images, color space transformations were studied. In order to have a practical importance we developed a a new transformation to a YYCC color space, which is

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Steve
  • A Comparative Study of Antiseptics Used in Wound Care

    A Comparative Study of Antiseptics Used in Wound Care

    This study entitled “A Comparative Study of Common Topical Agents used in the Clinical/Hospital Setting In Promoting Wound Healing” investigates the commonly used topical agents in the clinical/hospital setting to determine which is relatively faster in comparison to each other in promoting wound healing with regards to decrease in wound size. White mice were used as test subjects since mice DNA is approximately 98% identical to Human DNA. Wound healing has been defined as a

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    Essay Length: 307 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Comparison of Approaches to Politics: Rational Choice Theory and Behaviouralism

    A Comparison of Approaches to Politics: Rational Choice Theory and Behaviouralism

    A Comparison of Approaches to Politics: Rational Choice Theory and Behaviouralism When many people hear the world politics, they immediately get uncomfortable or look for a way to change the topic. Politics is considered an uneasy topic to discuss and a topic that can easily lead to anger and arguments. Just as ordinary citizens disagree on politics, so do political analysts and political scientists. As politics can be looked at using various approaches, political analysts

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    Submitted: November 7, 2011 By: fares87
  • A Comparison of the Planets in the Sol System

    A Comparison of the Planets in the Sol System

    A Comparison of the Planets in the Sol System Shaun J. Sci350 December 19, 2004 Introduction Beginning Mercury, this paper will compare the nine planets and major moons of our solar system and describe their individual characteristics. At the end of this discussion, the habitability factor of these different worlds will be discussed as compared to that of the Earth's. A Brief History of the Sol System By radiocarbon dating meteorites, we know that roughly

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    Essay Length: 2,459 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Computerized World

    A Computerized World

    Since the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has developed extremely. Computers which took the place of a living-room then, are now being made in creditcard-formats. More and more areas are being taken over by the computer. As computers are capable of handling large amounts of data in a very short time, they are well suited for wordprocessing. I guess that it won't be long till all the paper-archives are replaced

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    Essay Length: 559 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Victor
  • A Crisis Ready to Strike; Global Warming

    A Crisis Ready to Strike; Global Warming

    A Crisis Ready to Strike: Global Warming Al Gore is known as an American politician, businessman, and environmentalist. Gore served in the United States House of Representatives and as the United States Senate representing Tennessee. From 1993 to 2001, he was the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States, under Bill Clinton. Then there is Jason Lee Steorts. Steorts isn’t known for anything like Al Gore. Steorts is just a writer, who publishes mostly articles

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • A Critical Analysis of the Effects of Chemical Castration and Physical Castration on the Recidivism Rates of Sex offenders

    A Critical Analysis of the Effects of Chemical Castration and Physical Castration on the Recidivism Rates of Sex offenders

    A Critical Analysis of the Effects of Chemical Castration and Physical Castration on the Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders Introduction This paper examines the effects of chemical castration and physical castration on the recidivism rates of sex offenders. Using theory integration or the multifactor approach, the findings reveal there are several factors influencing sex offender recidivism. Both chemical castration and physical castration have the potential to reduce the recidivism rates of sex offenders by

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Cure Can Cause More Problems

    A Cure Can Cause More Problems

    Almost every day it seems like there is a new treatment out to cure one of America’s most hated disease: acne. Whether it is a new face wash, a miracle cream, or a skin care system such as Proactive, the sufferers with the most severe cases have no use for these products. They are turning to their dermatologists for help, and are usually being prescribed Accutane. Is Accutane the one and only cure, or

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Dedicated System for Processing Faces

    A Dedicated System for Processing Faces

    If you're planning to rob a bank, there's one thing you must not forget: to cover your face. Otherwise, just a brief glance will allow all the other social animals around you to identify you. What is the neural basis of the extraordinary ability of humans to recognize faces? Localized strokes can selectively destroy face recognition abilities while preserving the ability to recognize other objects ("prosopagnosia") (1). Furthermore, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a technique

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    Essay Length: 285 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Discussion of Stichopus Fuscus

    A Discussion of Stichopus Fuscus

    A Discussion of Stichopus Fuscus This paper discusses the sea cucumber, or stichopus fuscus, including information about its habitat, feeding behavior, reproductive behavior and its use by humans. Currently, the stichopus fuscus is in danger of over-fishing, particularly in the Galapagos, one of its habitats. Yet research shows that the sea cucumber may have important uses by helping to repair injury done to human tissue. The stichopus fuscus is not salient danger ecologically speaking, but

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    Essay Length: 650 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Focus on Planning Helps Castrol Reduce Inventory, Improve Service

    A Focus on Planning Helps Castrol Reduce Inventory, Improve Service

    A Focus on Planning Helps Castrol Reduce Inventory, Improve Service By Jean V. Murphy Castrol's European operation faced a common supply-chain conundrum: excess inventory and poor customer service. A new planning department separate from execution, coupled with technology from ToolsGroup, got the company's supply chain back on track. For more than 100 years, Castrol has been a leading name in the development and manufacture of high performance lubricants that keep the engines of cars, trucks

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    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: wew_immo
  • A Full Laboratory Report on - the Detailed Microstucture of Primary Materials

    A Full Laboratory Report on - the Detailed Microstucture of Primary Materials

    A Full Laboratory Report on: The Detailed Microstucture of Primary Materials This report presents a study on the microstructure of 8 material samples using the proper optical microscopy techniques. Emphasis is given in sample preparation, the right use of transmitting and reflecting optical microscopy methods, and a detailed analysis of the distinct microstructure of metal, ceramic, and polymer materials. For metals and ceramics, preparation procedures include grinding, polishing, and surface treatment (etching) which may

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Geiger Counter

    A Geiger Counter

    A Geiger counter is used to measure alpha, beta and gamma radiation, its main component and sensing element is the Geiger Muller Tube. The Geiger Muller tube is a metal or graphite tube which contains an inert gas such as helium, neon or argon at very low pressure. The inside of the tube wall acts as a cathode and a thin wire passing through the tube an anode, a high voltage is passed across these

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    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Top

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